Joseph Schwartz, MD, MPH

Joseph (Yossi) Schwartz is a Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at the College of Physician and Surgeons of Columbia University and the Director of the Transfusion Medicine & Cellular Therapy Service at the Columbia University Medical Center campus of the New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Schwartz received his medical degree from the Technion – Israel institute of Technology. He trained in Internal Medicine, followed by Hematology and Transfusion medicine/ Blood banking fellowships. As the Director of the Transfusion Medicine & Cellular Therapy Service, Dr. Schwartz oversees the Blood Bank, The Apheresis unit and the Cell Therapy facility. As a major transplantation center, those facilities collect, receive & process Blood products for transfusion and Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells for transplantation. Those facilities also participate in many novel investigations in the Transfusion Medicine & Cellular Therapy field involving processing of different Cellular Therapy products for different patients population such as cardiac patients. Dr. Schwartz is an international expert of Cell therapy & Cord blood standards.

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